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Jonkershoek Nature Reserve

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Jonkershoek Road, Stellenbosch, South Africa
+27 21 866 1560
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Jonkershoek Road, Stellenbosch, South Africa
+27 21 866 1560
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My favorite place to trail run, mountain bike, picnic, hike and swim in the river. Every season brings its own beauty and my children love it!

Thank Louise E
Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

Jonkershoek is one of the most stunning hikes I have come across in the Western Cape. Every shade of green is visable in this reserve. The mountians are absolutely spectacular. There is a 17km hike (Panorama trail) which hosts picture perfect views. There is also...More

1  Thank fahimad2017
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

We had the opportunity to hike in Jonkershoek nature reserve. This is one of the most beautiful hikes in the area. Hikes range from easy to difficult. The hikescthat take you to the waterfalls are a must. Our hike ended on a painful note as...More

Thank Clinton C
Reviewed 17 September 2017

Hiking for everybody. Children to advanced hikers will love this place. Beautiful views and waterfalls.

Thank Renette F
Reviewed 21 August 2017

I've done most hikes in Jonkershoek over the years, having lived in Stellenbosch all my life. I know the valley very well and love to go up to the nature reserve at last once a month to walk the 10km circle or shorter 6km circle...More

2  Thank Marlize S
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Lovely nature, easy tracks as long as you are able to walk in stairs, and the waterfalls are beautiful, although small.

Thank Reskanin
Reviewed 9 August 2017

This place is great for long walks or cycling and it is very safe. It is a must to wear comfortable clothing and walking shoes. Would recommend that you take along some snacks and a water bottle. Must take the walk to at least one...More

3  Thank desireec116
Reviewed 5 August 2017

Very difficult to get lost here due to the valley, so safe to hike or walk if you don't know the area. Very friendly staff at the gate, and cheap considering the tranquility and nature you will experience. You might encounter a group of baboons...More

Thank Karin K
Reviewed 1 June 2017

Jonkershoek is a great place to go for a hike. The hikes are of moderate difficulty and the waterfalls on the reserve are worth the trek up the hillsides. On hot days a dip in the cold pools is refreshing and rejuvenates you for the...More

Thank Jared B
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Cape nature at its best. This seemingly untouched nature reserve is a wonderland of valleys, rivers and rolling hills of and fynbos and picturesque views.

Thank BMordecaiJones
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28 December 2016|
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Response from fahimad2017 | Reviewed this property |
There is a 17km hike (Panorama trail) which hosts picture perfect views. There is also the the 3 hour waterfall hike. There are the two popular waterfalls. The first waterfall is about a 15 minute walk and the second... More
7 July 2016|
Response from Irene_McC | Reviewed this property |
Hi - that totally depends on their individual state of fitness. There are several different tracks you can hike or just drive the circular route by car and get out at different points to stretch your legs. They will... More